Who’s afraid of the big bad MOOC?

Who’s afraid of the big bad MOOC?.

The UK weighs in on MOOC.  Great to read unbiased opinions about the movement and to know its global not just a US phenomenon.

Thanks to Steve Wheelers Blogger Blog

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What is a MOOC Video

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Users grade free online courses

Users grade free online courses | Inside Higher Ed.

Inside Higher Ed gives us a fresh view of the ways that MOOCs are now being evaluated.  Finally!

Our position has been that we are in a transitional time when accreditation, standards, funding, and student outcomes are being scrutinized more than ever.

The future seems exciting, but we need to extend the conversation.

Thanks to Ry Rivard and Inside Higher Ed

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Twitter for Teachers

Twitter for Teachers.

Looks like a pretty good guide to Twitter for teachers.

Social Media is another important tool for the classroom and for online education.  The educators resource toolkit is changes with advances in technology.  And learners need to be aware of the benefits and pitfalls of all media.

More on media and learning in upcoming posts and conversations.

Thanks to Sarah Elaine Eaton, Ph.D.and ScribD

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Video — Cloud Computing in Education | LinkedIn

Video — Cloud Computing in Education | LinkedIn.

Just in time for the 21st Century and the Data Privacy Day celebration, this new video explains the benefits and drawbacks to educators of Cloud Computing.

Now the big question is why.

Just ask any school that uses Google Apps and you’ll begin to get one idea.

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Udacity to announce partnership with San Jose State University, will trial for-credit online classes

Udacity to announce partnership with San Jose State University, will trial for-credit online classes.

The beat goes on in the for-credit online course department.  Watch for increasing number of deals between courseware delivery providers and traditional institutions of higher education.

Thanks Mat Smith and Engadget

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